Radio & Television

Commission raps Tele-Quebec over broadcast

GATINEAU – A report on street gangs which aired on Tele-Quebec in January was not abusive, despite the use of the term “nigger gangs”, but was contrary to Broadcasting Act objectives, the CRTC ruled yesterday. On January 9th 2005, the Commission received a complaint from a viewer over the comment made during public affairs program Les Francs-tireurs, broadcast by the Société de télédiffusion du Québec (Télé-Québec, the Quebec provincial broadcaster). “The complainant alleged that the use of the expression " nigger gangs" was abusive and racist,” says the Commission’s decision yesterday. The CRTC dealt with the complaint because Télé-Québec is...

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